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The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

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  • The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

    The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

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      In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring women. Working in wide-reaching fields that include botany, floral design, landscape architecture, farming, herbalism, and food justice, these influencers are creating change from the ground up.

      Profiled women include flower farmer Erin Benzakein; codirector of Soul Fire Farm Leah Penniman; plantswoman Flora Grubb; edible and cultural landscape designer Leslie Bennett; Caribbean-American writer and gardener Jamaica Kincaid; soil scientist Elaine Ingham; landscape designer Ariella Chezar; floral designer Amy Merrick, and many more. Rich with personal stories and insights, Jewell’s portraits reveal a devotion that transcends age, locale, and background, reminding us of the profound role of green growing things in our world—and our lives.

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